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Lewis Cemetery
(Pike County, Alabama)


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Profile for the Lewis Cemetery ...

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Our GPS coordinates for the Lewis Cemetery have not been verified, but they should be close.<1> The overhead view might be misplaced, although it should be in the general area.

Introduction ...

We have organized this page based upon a problem that we had while working on our own genealogy. We found an ancestor that we believed to have been buried in one cemetery was actually buried elsewhere. We discovered that his burial had been refused at the last moment and the family had scrambled to make new arrangements. By looking at nearby cemeteries, the surrounding communities and in newspapers of the period, we were finally able to locate his burial site.

This page contains six sections:

The Location of the Lewis Cemetery...

The Lewis Cemetery is located in Pike County. The county seat for Pike County is located in Troy.

Below are the GPS coordinates (latitude and longitude) that we are using for the location of the Lewis Cemetery

Lat:   31.6604°   (31° 39' 37")

Lon:   -86.0794°   (-86° 4' 45")

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the Lewis Cemetery can be traced back to the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS)<2>

Map of nearby cemeteries ...

The red map marker shows the location of the Lewis Cemetery.

The blue marker shows the location of a cemetery. An index for the markers can be found to the right of the map.

On the map below, the majority of the marker locations have been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While the locations should have been definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary.


 

  Lewis Cemetery  


  Old Mount Zion Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery
   Location verified
  Henderson Cemetery
  Elam - Davidson Memorial Cemetery
  Bethel Cemetery
  Davidson Cemetery
  Providence Cemetery
  Mt. Zion Cemetery
  Boutwell - Bundy Cemetery
  Old Salem Cemetery
  Hopewell Cemetery
  Ward - Thompson Cemetery
  Spears Cemetery
  Hillcrest Cemetery
  Wilson Cemetery
  Smilie Cemetery
  Clay Hill Cemetery
  Bethel AME Church Cemetery
   Location verified
  Mt. Hebron Cemetery
  Simmons Cemetery
  Antioch Cemetery
   Location verified
  Spillars Cemetery
  Old Sharron Cemetery
  William Carter Cemetery
  Bluff Springs Cemetery
  Sanford - Barron Cemetery
  Shearon Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 37 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Lewis Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

Unless otherwise noted, the following cemeteries are located in Pike County.

Antioch Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Lewis Cemetery
 - Located in Coffee County
 - Location has been verified
Ballard Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Lewis Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bethel AME Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Lewis Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Bethel AME Church Cemetery (FAG ID #2589003)

Bethel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Lewis Cemetery
 - Located in Crenshaw County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bluff Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Lewis Cemetery
 - Located in Coffee County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Boutwell - Bundy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Lewis Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Clay Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Lewis Cemetery
 - Located in Coffee County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Davidson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Lewis Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Davis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Lewis Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Elam - Davidson Memorial Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Lewis Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Henderson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Lewis Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hepzibah Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Lewis Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hillard & Howard Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Lewis Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hillcrest Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Lewis Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hopewell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East (E) of the Lewis Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Meadows Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Lewis Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Hebron Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Lewis Cemetery
 - Located in Coffee County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Zion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Lewis Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Old Mount Zion Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Lewis Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Old Mount Zion Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery (FAG ID #2585939)

Old Salem Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Lewis Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Old Sharron Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Lewis Cemetery
 - Located in Coffee County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Perdue Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Lewis Cemetery
 - Located in Coffee County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Providence Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Lewis Cemetery
 - Located in Crenshaw County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Rhodes Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Lewis Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sanford - Barron Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Lewis Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Shearon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Lewis Cemetery
 - Located in Coffee County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Simmons Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Lewis Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Smilie Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Lewis Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Spears Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of the Lewis Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Spillars Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Lewis Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Spring Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Lewis Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Ward - Thompson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Lewis Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
William Carter Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Lewis Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Williams Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) of the Lewis Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Wilson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Lewis Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Zions Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Lewis Cemetery
 - Located in Coffee County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Zoar Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) of the Lewis Cemetery
 - Located in Coffee County
 - Location sourced from GNIS

For an expanded list with details, please visit our List of cemeteries.

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 19 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Lewis Cemetery.

Banks   [Map]Glenwood   [Map]Mossy Grove Village   [Map]
Brantley   [Map]Goshen   [Map]Needmore   [Map]
Brundidge   [Map]Jack   [Map]Petrey   [Map]
Centre Ridge   [Map]Kent   [Map]Rutledge   [Map]
Cherokee Village   [Map]Luverne   [Map]Social Town   [Map]
Dozier   [Map]McClure Town   [Map]Troy   [Map]
Elba   [Map]Merrill Mill   [Map] 

For the full list with details, please visit our List of Communities.

Websites to help with your genealogy research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we first visit the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch, the UsGenWeb Project and Genealogy Trails. These websites either offer the information directly or else point to where you can find it. Their information is open to all and free to view - you should note that they might link to other websites which do charge.

To help you get started, the following links will take you to the pages that might help with the Lewis Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Pike County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for the nearby counties:

Barbour County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Bullock County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Butler County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Coffee County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Conecuh County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Coosa County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Covington County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Crenshaw County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Dale County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Geneva County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Henry County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Houston County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lowndes County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Macon County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Monroe County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Montgomery County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Holmes County (FL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Walton County (FL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

Cyndi's List:     Cemeteries of Alabama,     of Pike County
Cemetery Junction:     Directory for Alabama
FamilySearch.org:     Cemetery Wiki for Alabama
Find-A-Grave:     Home Page
Internment.net:     Cemeteries of Alabama,     of Pike County

Of Special Interest ...

The GenDisasters website specializes in newspaper articles about tragedies and disasters. While it makes interesting reading all by itself, it should be of special interest to genealogists and family historians looking for people who were either affected by or directly involved in such tragedies.

Disaster Stories from Alabama

Miscellaneous References and Mentions of the Lewis Cemetery ...

Our approach is to add the name of a cemetery whenever we see it mentioned - usually in newspapers, old books or maps. Typically we have little information to start with, but we try to add detail as we continue our research. We've created the following list to keep track of the sources we found useful in our research about the Lewis Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #163544   (Name of Record: Lewis Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Pike
Lat: 31.6604373     Lon: -86.0793964   [Map]
Elev: 125         Map Name: Goshen

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Alabama

About Pike County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for State of Alabama: www.alabama.gov/







Footnotes ...

<1>The values for latitude and longitude indicate a specific point on the ground. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.6604, Longitude: -86.0794     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Lewis Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Lewis Cemetery should not be considered precise.

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<2>This location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance starting in . A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

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